Re: Whats a decent low cost upscaling DVD player?
There's a reason that up-converting DVDs look better over HDMI than component. It's because, legally, DVD players cannot up-convert CSS encrypted DVDs (which is just about any retail DVD you buy) over component. It's only allowed over DVI/HDMI. The only way you'll see up-conversion over component is if the DVD is made from a home movie or contains other non-CSS content.
Basically, if your TV doesn't have DVI or HDMI inputs, don't waste your money on an up-converting DVD player.
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